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Best On The Fly Poems

Below are the all-time best On The Fly poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of on the fly poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member A Hundred Springs
Some days I feel so damned old
Like my zest is starting to mold
Seems my feet are always cold
My golden years ran out of gold

I'm sitting...

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Categories: on the fly, age,
Form: Rhyme



My Fallen Fay
Twas’ by a waterfall quite late,
Beneath the stars, full moon awake,
I saw my tiny love, my Fay,
Upon a mossy bank, she lay;

At first glance, I...

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Categories: on the fly, adventure, hope, imagination, love, me, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Another Glorious Autumn Is On The Way
When I look up at the pristine Colorado sky,
And see flocks of Canadian geese on the fly,
And watch squirrels hide their winter's fare in a...

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Categories: on the fly, autumn,
Form: Rhyme
I am Florida
I am Florida ,paradise
look around and realise
dreams come true
beneath my skies
   azure seas ,a life serene
egrets wade beside the stream

peace surrounds you like...

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Categories: on the fly, nature, me, summer, me, stars, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Time Spins People
So much growth just passes by
While our hours are on the fly.
Whether we grow and absorb
Or miss each sight and single word,
Our moment’s entire, total...

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Categories: on the fly, change, growth, hope, humanity, introspection, time,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Born In A Shack
The roads are blocked with drifts of snow
by winter winds that howl and blow.
And ominous clouds clot the sky
beneath a sallow sun's faint glow.

House calls...

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Categories: on the fly, beauty, dedication, fantasy, hero, pride,
Form: Rubaiyat
MOON WINK
#68. MOON WINK 

I took a trip for fun, 
between the Earth and Sun, 
slid quietly between,
the star sun's scarlet sheen,
from its radiant show,
and in...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the fly, earth, humor, moon, relationship, sun,
Form: Personification
Two in One
It's hard being a single parent
Raising children as the only parent
is one of the toughest things in life to do
It is hard enough nurturing a...

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Categories: on the fly, appreciation, children, love, parents, truth,
Form: Free verse
Herring Run at Cape Cod Canal

I could not paint a better picture,
Than the one in front of me,
Of twists and turns of the canal,
Bordered by endless trees.

A warm day with...

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Categories: on the fly, nature,
Form: Rhyme
SNOW BIRD
SNOW BIRD

In the dead of winter comes great beauty, 
with broody storms and the elegant snow. 
The hoarfrost spears hang icy and fluty,
like aliens in...

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© Edlynn Nau  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the fly, december, nature, seasons, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Wonderin' Why
By the looks on the gentlemen's faces
And how the young man in the background- paces 
I can just feel, their at one of those places...

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Categories: on the fly, death of a friend,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A REAL CATCH
What I know about fish

You could fit on this dish

But I thought I would give it a try

So I bought me a pole 

Catching fish...

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Categories: on the fly, fish, fishing, funny,
Form: Rhyme
A Punny Death
A Coffee Merchant was the first man to find,
The corpse as he started off on his daily grind!
What he saw filtered through, so he had...

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Categories: on the fly, allegory,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Everyody Does It
My mama was a lady
the monitor of my day.
Poop was a word I seldom heard
and was not allowed to say.

Number one and number two,
we took...

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Categories: on the fly, anxiety, bird,
Form: Rhyme
Superbowl Won
This is the third in a trilogy of steeler poems and while it is good on its own.I really had fun with this one. All...

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Categories: on the fly, football, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DO IT SLOWER
D O     I T     S  L   O   W   E ...

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Categories: on the fly, abuse, character, inspirational, missing, relationship, time,
Form: Verse
Unsung - A Sestina

My brother, Lincoln Beachey, made my life a wonder,
Mother's eyes were full of him and loved how he was bold	
I was the shadow elder son...

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Categories: on the fly, brother, celebrity, courage, dream, flying,
Form: Sestina
Brain Fly-by Writer-Righter
change, poetess, poetry, poets, word play, write, writing,

Brain ‘Fly By’ Writer/Righter©  

I need a fresh 'brain-poet’ tongue twist
My editing with ‘guess work’ is on...

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Categories: on the fly, change, poetess, poetry, poets, word play,
Form: Verse
Old Dude Rap
Poetry ain't words dribbled out on the fly, 
It's execution, prostitution of the me who am I.
lettin loose my mongoose of thought provoking, while others...

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Categories: on the fly, poetry, rap, satire,
Form: Rhyme
BIRDS acrostic
BIRDS

    B    reathless each day the winged ones burst and unite into the twilight frieze--
    ...

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Categories: on the fly, animal, beauty, introspection, life, nature,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Sonnet for Bella
Up every day at three, fighting for life.
As support for so many, I don't know
how much longer I can maintain this strife.
A few minutes there,...

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Categories: on the fly, happiness, on writing and words, thank
Form: Sonnet
I WISH I WEREN'T A FROG
I WISH I WEREN’T A FROG
by
JOHN M. ARRIBAS



I wish I were a frog sunning myself on a lily pad
No cares or worries to drive me...

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Categories: on the fly, allusion, funny, humorous, irony, muse,
Form: Rhyme
Have you Seen My Lovely Miss
Once I lived as a poet brave
Who loved a maiden fair.
I wrote a ballad for my love,
And breathed a silent prayer.

My love left home one...

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© James Tate  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: on the fly, romance
Form: Ballad
Premium Member OCTOBER SKY - three haiku
October Sky – three haiku


#1

lightning strobes hearts
thunder uncoiling whips crack
eye stinging terror




#2

frosted exodus
wingtips warming on the fly
suns iced crystal glare





#3

cold hoar frost rainbow
saddened cornucopia
tears of...

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Categories: on the fly, nature, october, sky,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Mystery- - the indents are clues
She headed up the stairs                    
as...

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Categories: on the fly, confusionsnow, snow, time,
Form: Free verse